Grade 4

  • Check out these great eLearning resources from AITC-SK. These at home lessons focus on Saskatchewan agriculture.

    Use the AT HOME filter to find engaging, hands-on resources that will meet curriculum outcomes AND teach your kids about where food comes from!


  • Alberta Open Farm Days provides Albertans with a backstage pass to visit farms and ranches across the province.

    Alberta Open Farm Days is about ranchers and farmers inviting their urban and rural neighbours to share stories, see demonstrations, and learn more about the people producing their food.

    The weekend also provides guests the chance to sample and experience field to table culinary delights at foodie events taking place in rural communities across the province.

    Watch this video or visit for more program information.

    Alberta Open Farm Days is presented by Ag for Life, Alberta Association of Agricultural Societies, Alberta Culture and Tourism and Agriculture and Rural Development in partnership with Travel Alberta.


  • The project sheet includes 3 different in-class activities using autumn leaves. Activities use chromatography or observation and will require some household materials (listed).

    NOTE: ADULT SUPERVISION IS REQUIRED. Please read all instructions completely before starting. Observe all safety precautions.

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  • Discuss plant growth, branches, buds, bud scale, scars, measurements and averages. Students measure three branches each from three different levels of the plant (top, middle and bottom) on three different sides of the plant (N, E, S, W). Find the averages and note any significant differences. Wrap-up: what effects plant growth?

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  • Big Green Colorado has launched  Big Green At Home an online hub for all kids and families to continue their learning around health, nutrition, and growing your own food!

    Fun for all ages

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